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  1. Thread: Update from 1909 to 20H2 Stuck at 99% by carrotmuseum
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
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    Thanks and interesting but too late for me as the...

    Thanks and interesting but too late for me as the update had commenced. p.s. took a mere 17 hours to complete!
  2. Thread: Update from 1909 to 20H2 Stuck at 99% by carrotmuseum
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 25 Views 1,698

    Thanks I'll do that. I just know they will still...

    Thanks I'll do that. I just know they will still get me eventually after the 365 days. I just feel that many of these upgrades/updates are not really necessary. Cheers.
  3. Thread: Update from 1909 to 20H2 Stuck at 99% by carrotmuseum
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 25 Views 1,698

    I meant every "update" has caused hassle, not...

    I meant every "update" has caused hassle, not everyone on the Forum, who are mostly helpful. I have all data backed up but not a full laptop back up. Will try that free Macrium software.
  4. Thread: Update from 1909 to 20H2 Stuck at 99% by carrotmuseum
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 25 Views 1,698

    It has finally finished after 14 hours of...

    It has finally finished after 14 hours of depriving me of my laptop. I have yet to experience ANY "upgrade" to Win 10 which has made my laptop better, in fact everyone has caused hassle. Remember...
  5. Thread: Update from 1909 to 20H2 Stuck at 99% by carrotmuseum
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 25 Views 1,698

    No idea what you mean. It's now a full 10 hours...

    No idea what you mean. It's now a full 10 hours and the wheel keeps spinning. IF it does become unbootable I am walking away from Windows. Too much interference and constant "updates" none of which...
  6. Thread: Update from 1909 to 20H2 Stuck at 99% by carrotmuseum
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 25 Views 1,698

    Didn't do a system image, or system restore. ...

    Didn't do a system image, or system restore.

    I was meaning that IF the upgrade finally comes down, there is no way to get the colours (taskbar etc) back to exactly as they were before the...
  7. Thread: Update from 1909 to 20H2 Stuck at 99% by carrotmuseum
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 25 Views 1,698

    Ok thanks, will wait overnight, not holding my...

    Ok thanks, will wait overnight, not holding my breath. I understand it also changes all the colours and there is no way to put it back exactly to how it was before. Ridiculous if true! I am...
  8. Thread: Update from 1909 to 20H2 Stuck at 99% by carrotmuseum
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 25 Views 1,698

    Update from 1909 to 20H2 Stuck at 99%

    After 4 hours of waiting the upgrade from version 1909 to 20H2 is stuck at "Getting things ready 99%" - after several downloads and installing operation. How long do I wait?

    Can I reboot via...
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    No, I still have that, but it is yet to qualify...

    No, I still have that, but it is yet to qualify for the 20H2 upgrade.

    I also run a smaller laptop (for travelling) - Acer TravelMate B117-M Intel Celeron N3060 / 1.6 GHz - 4gb ram - 128 gb ssd ...
  10. Replies 10 Views 972

    I am not reinstalling Win 10 it an enforced...

    I am not reinstalling Win 10 it an enforced update. I have an SSD which came in the new laptop, only 9 months old. Date is backed up every 5 days.
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    Thanks, but not quite. That does not give the...

    Thanks, but not quite. That does not give the taskbar a colour.

    Where is the wallpaper setting?
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    Left it overnight and it finally completed, that...

    Left it overnight and it finally completed, that meant it took at least 14 hours to finish.

    Now it gives a further complication, all the colours are screwed up and despite trying every combination...
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    It just serves to confuse and frustrate. I now...

    It just serves to confuse and frustrate.

    I now have a "light" colour which gives address bar and above tab bar a pale blue background and black letters. But that choice makes the taskbar similar...
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    20H2 Upgrade - Start Menu Colors etc

    The "upgrade" to 20H2 has changed all the colors of the start menu, Tab line color and taskbar color. How do I get it back to Windows standard colors that I had before:
    Start, produced a dark blue...
  15. Replies 10 Views 972

    Win 10 version 20H2 installing stops at 87% installing

    This update has frozen at Status Installing 87% for over 3 hours. Any suggestions? Should i wait or try trouble shooter? feels like it should not take this long.

    Win 10 Home version 1909 OS...
  16. Thread: Power Management by carrotmuseum
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 2 Views 2,587

    Power Management

    My power management is set to sleep/turn off display after 30 minutes of inactivity, whilst plugged in.

    When I watch catch up TV e.g. QuestTV on dplay.co.uk the laptop goes to sleep (black...
  17. Thread: Taskbar Color changed to grey by carrotmuseum
    Forum: Customization
    Replies 2 Views 5,252

    That didn't work, but found an answer. Control...

    That didn't work, but found an answer.

    Control Panel - Appearance and Personalisation - Task Bar and Navigation - Themes - Change Theme then select Windows. Thant brings back default and I just...
  18. Thread: Taskbar Color changed to grey by carrotmuseum
    Forum: Customization
    Replies 2 Views 5,252

    Taskbar Color changed to grey

    Taskbar color suddenly changed to grey, without any intervention from me.

    How do I get back to windows default colours? Show accent color on Start Tasbar Action Center is greyed out.

    Win Ver...
  19. Thread: System Restore Not Working by carrotmuseum
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 2 Views 257

    Yep, but I only download what Windows Update...

    Yep, but I only download what Windows Update sends. Us there no option to curtail this mess?
  20. Thread: System Restore Not Working by carrotmuseum
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 2 Views 257

    System Restore Not Working

    I have initiated a system restore to try fix problem with live tiles which suddenly disappeared.

    It's a recent restore point - couple of days. It seems to have hung at "System Restore is...
  21. Thread: Calendar Not showiing details by carrotmuseum
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 7 Views 419

    It is switched to live tile ON The laptop is...

    It is switched to live tile ON

    The laptop is Acer B117-M Travelmate. Intel N3060 @1.6ghz 4gbram. Is that compatible?

    I only download what MS send. Update shows waiting for download of Win 10...
  22. Thread: Live tiles Disappeared by carrotmuseum
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 3 Views 612

    Tried all those. No dofferecne. The...

    Tried all those. No dofferecne. The troubleshooter reports the database is corrupt. The advanced repair box was ticked but it dod not repair.
  23. Thread: Live tiles Disappeared by carrotmuseum
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 3 Views 612

    Live tiles Disappeared

    Some of my live tiles and their grouping titles have disappeared. How do I re-set the standard set, which I can then adjust to my preferences? Also Calendar tile only shows live information i.e....
  24. Thread: Calendar Not showiing details by carrotmuseum
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 7 Views 419

    I really want to see the calendar in the start -...

    I really want to see the calendar in the start - create panel of shortcuts, where the blank blue rectangle appears now. Can that be done?

    - - - Updated - - -

    That does not work. It's just a...
  25. Thread: Calendar Not showiing details by carrotmuseum
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 7 Views 419

    Calendar Not showiing details

    In WIn 10 Home when I select start - enter - the calendar shows a blank calendar. When I select that item the full calendar (Google) shows with my events included.

    I would like to start-enter then...
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